Title

IH ENG 252

Authors

Document Type

Course Change

Alternate Date

2007 - 2008

Abstract

KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: October 10, 2007 SPONSORing program and chair: English department WILLIAM STROUP, chair wstroup@keene.edu 8-2692 PROPOSAL SPONSOR: WILLIAM STROUP, chair wstroup@keene.edu 8-2692 TITLE SUMMARY: IHENG252: Literature of the Holocaust PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes. Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: ENG 252 LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST Examines the culture of European Jews before the Holocaust and the literature that explores the destruction of that culture in World War II. Uses texts by such authors as Ida Fink, Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, Nelly Sachs, and Jurek Becker. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Spring. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: IH ENG 252: Literature of the Holocaust PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: IHENG 252 LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST Examines the culture of European Jews before the Holocaust and the literature that explores the destruction of that culture in World War II. Uses texts by such authors as Ida Fink, Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, Nelly Sachs, and Jurek Becker. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Spring. LEARNING OUTCOMES: Integrative Outcomes – Diversity, Ethics Perspectives Outcomes – • Explore language use, linguistic forms, and language’s ability to change society and ourselves • Articulate the ways that the arts and humanities shape, change, provoke, and represent our world and our perception of the world • Analyze a creative text within its cultural, aesthetic, historical, and intellectual contexts • Identify the values and concerns expressed in creative works Skills Outcomes: Reading, writing, critical thinking, critical dialogue Students will be able to: Identify contextual issues, key points, relevant information in the texts Read with an awareness of purpose Ask questions that lead to greater understanding of the material Write with a purpose; with authority; with syntactical and grammatical competence Write for an audience using clear organizational schema and goals Demonstrate the ability and willingness to approach a particular idea, problem, task or goal from multiple perspectives and ask sophisticated questions about it Gather, analyze and interpret evidence in order to develop analytical arguments Apply critical thinking to important ethical and societal issues and problems Speak with purpose and use language appropriate for audience Demonstrate active listening and appropriate nonverbal behaviors RATIONALE: The English Department is responding to the College’s call for new courses in the Integrative Studies Program by re-categorizing this and several other 200-level courses that have long been an important part of our liberal arts mission as a college. RESOURCES: Regularly taught by Nona Fienberg, Helen Frink, and perhaps others. No additional resource needs. ADVISORY OPINIONS: None required SIGNATURE PAGE 2007-2008 1. Sponsoring Program: _____English____________________ Chair: _______________________ For _11__ Against __0_ Abstain__0_ Absent _1__ Date _October 9, 2007____________ 2. Advisory Opinions: List the names of the affected departments and include department responses. None required. 3. School Curriculum Committee (or the ISPC ONLY for Course Proposals designated II): Comment: For 5___ Against 0___ Abstain 0___ Absent 5___ Chair: T.M. Antrim______Date 10/19/07________ 4. Dean: Comment: As a course that builds on the writing skills introduced in the Foundation course, this course will be capped at 28. Approved____ Not Approved____ Signature: _________ Date ________ 5. Senate Curriculum Committee: Comment: For ___ Against___ Abstain ___ Absent ___ Chair: __________________________Date _________ 6. Keene State College Senate: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: ____________________________ Date ________ 7. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: _____________________________Date ________ 8. President: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: ____________________________ Date ________

Source

Senate Curriculum Committee

Language

English

Publisher

Keene State College

IH ENG 252

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